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Founded October 27, 1849
Largest city - Eagan
Dakota County is named after the Dakota Sioux tribal bands who settled in the area.
The name is recorded as "Dahkotah" in U.S. Census records until 1851. . . continued
Source: Dakota County Government - Submitted by John Bauer
CEMETERIES : St. John The Baptist Cemetery, over 1400 burials.
BIOS : Theodor Hartnagel, Yost Heinback, John Heisinger, John Hurley, Joseph Hurley, W. A. Ham, David A. Harris, J. E. Heichert, B. S. Hoff, J. W. Hopkins, James B. Halton, George Hampton, Jerome Hanna, G. H. Hawes, O. T. Hayes, John H. Heath, Michael Heinen, P. A. Heitz, Henry Hetherington, William Hodgson, Michael Hoffman, David Hone, N. C. Johnson, W. H. Johnson, P. J. Kamery, P. T. Judge, Edmond Kane, Charles King, Charles Knocke, N. F. W. Kranz
CEMETERIES : Greenvale Cemetery - Contact Host for Photos (as of 2014)
MILITARY : Coxey's Army Rests at Inver Grove
MARRIAGE & ANNIVERSARY NEWS : Henry-Redstein
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